• WordNet 3.6
    • n cruciality a state of critical urgency
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  • George Bush
    George Bush
    “I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity... in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity.”
  • Paul Little
    Paul Little
    “Has it ever struck you that the vast majority of the will of God for your life has already been revealed in the Bible? That is a crucial thing to grasp.”
  • Norman Allen
    Norman Allen
    “Skill in the art of communication is crucial to a leader's success. He can accomplish nothing unless he can communicate effectively.”
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.”


In literature:

Reserve also includes the power to wait; and that is almost as crucial a test of greatness as courage itself.
"The Young Man and the World" by Albert J. Beveridge
Could any one seek to claim, except on most urgent business, one minute out of these crucially vital hours?
"Destiny" by Charles Neville Buck
But the most crucial test of all we have still to come to, which will put this conclusion in a yet clearer and a more unmistakable light.
"Is Life Worth Living?" by William Hurrell Mallock
Thus the crucial change which the Christian socialists would accomplish is identical with that contemplated by their secular allies or rivals.
"A Critical Examination of Socialism" by William Hurrell Mallock
But let me make the point clear; for it is the crucial point in the discussion of the modern Bookstall Censorship.
"Adventures in Criticism" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
At last the crucial moment arrived.
"A Little Mother to the Others" by L. T. Meade
It was maddening at times to have so many good uses for money, and to be unable to command it at the crucial moment.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908" by Various
To him the crucial part of the whole party was the eats and he lingered near them like a faithful sentinel.
"Pee-Wee Harris Adrift" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
This was the crucial moment and she looked at him with dumb appeal in her fine eyes.
"The Old Flute-Player" by Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey
The young inventor was annoyed at being interrupted at such a crucial moment, but picked up the phone.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
The tone was friendly, but I felt that I was up against the crucial part of my task.
"Before the War" by Viscount Richard Burton Haldane
Note you (for this is the crucial point of the whole business) that upon the exposed corner A will fall a very dangerous task indeed.
"A General Sketch of the European War" by Hilaire Belloc
He had been tried too long; the test, from the first, had been too crucial.
"Phantom Wires" by Arthur Stringer
At last her morning's work was over, and now came the crucial moment when she must speak to Sister Kate.
"A Girl in Ten Thousand" by L. T. Meade
It is the most crucial test out.
"The Farringdons" by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
But somehow the German master of Senlis's heart weakened when the crucial moment came.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
This is a very terse way of putting a crucial objection to Burke's whole view of French affairs in 1789.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
In the crucial meantime, the established certainty of storage in reservoirs is available.
"The Nation's River" by United States Department of the Interior
This business is just now at its most crucial point.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
Affairs between the young couple had reached a crucial point.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White

In poetry:

Suppose I take an arrogant bomber, stroke
By stroke, up to the frazzled sun to hear
Sun-ghostlings whisper: Yes, the capital yoke-
Remove it and there's not a ghost to fear
This crucial day, whose decapitate joke
Languidly winds into the inner ear.
"More Sonnets At Christmas I" by Allen Tate

In news:

Using the right medium to get your message across is crucial for tech PR's survival.
It is crucially important that if you purchase LTC insurance, you make sure your policy includes an annual inflation adjustment rider.
It is crucially important that if you purchase long-term care insurance, you make sure your policy includes an annual inflation adjustment rider.
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This is a crucial time for Styx and Journey, and they know it.
It was the third random but crucial encounter of Kobold 's young life and a pivotal moment in the history of Kobold Watch.
Reassuring the public on environmental concerns is crucial.
The executive director of the Lambda Literary Foundation counters an earlier op-ed, saying the awards and foundation are more crucial than ever in their 25th year.
From traditional heavy goods shipments to the new influx of e-commerce-fueled home deliveries, the last mile plays a crucial role in the supply chain.
Even well designed CRM initiatives often overlook a crucial element of the customer relationship.
George Allen (R) announced Tuesday that he had raised $1.1 million for his Senate campaign in the last three months of 2011, as he finished December with $2 million in the bank heading into a crucial election year.
As supply management gains more influence within companies, it's crucial to develop a broad understanding of the organization to advance your career.
If you cook much, you know how important it is to use good wine (and it's crucial not to use bad or spoiled wine).
If one were to meet Mark White, first impressions won't give away any hints about the crucial duties he carried out in Iraq.
The services provided by mechanical engineer s are crucial to the success of sustainable or "green" projects.

In science:

The crucial part of (20) is that the Hamiltonian is a linear combination of only N generators of the su(N ) algebra, out of total N 2 generators, with random coefficients.
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
This rather crucial dependence amounts to vanishing of all the matrix elements but those belonging to the diagonal strip of the width n ∼ N 1/2 .
Integer Quantum Hall Transition and Random SU(N) Rotation
CNO cycle nor did he study the crucial dependence upon stellar temperature.
How the sun shines
These crucial investigations were not directly related to the study of stars.
How the sun shines
For the construction of the likelihood function L(E ) the condition S ≥ 0 is crucial .
Characterising a universal cloning machine by maximum-likelihood estimation
T , ω)—depends crucially on the probability distribution of τ .
Dynamics of relaxor ferroelectrics
The temperature behavior of χ1 (ω ) will crucially depend on the temperature variation of the relaxation time τ (T ).
Dynamics of relaxor ferroelectrics
However, the crucial difference is, that our ’two’ U (1) gauge groups do not commute with each other.
Simple models with Alice fluxes
Since the properties of the Lie algebra u(N ) tensors are crucial in our calculation, we devote the rest of this section to deriving them.
Renormalization of noncommutative U(N) gauge theories
This plays a crucial role in the construction of string vacua.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
Next we introduce a concept that will be crucial for our construction of string vacua: Simple current extensions.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
This will be a crucial input in our discussion of D-branes in Gepner models.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
It becomes even more crucial once one considers boundary conditions.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
Parity violation is crucial here in the sense that vector-like models are not in this tiny class, the Standard Model, however, with its explicit parity violation qualifies for noncommutative geometry.
Left-Right Symmetric Models in Noncommutative Geometries?
The crucial point required for convergence of µ(n) to the invariant distribution, is the existence of ergodic properties of θn .
Random walks on hyperbolic groups and their Riemann surfaces